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Happiness Is...The (Almost) Finished Bathroom!

Happiness is a project crossed off the To Do list. In this case, the hall bathroom at our city house. Yep, it's pretty much done! Oh, there's some paint touch up and some shelves to put up over the toilet but it's basically done! First, a side by side comparison:
Here's what I did -

Cabinets restained:

New shower curtain, towels, and rugs:

close-up of curtain (excuse the wrinkles!)

And art on the walls!

close up of painting I did of my
children playing on the beach

 Plus special memories and accessories on the counter:

I am replacing the cabinet over the toilet (my late father-in-law made it for me) with chunky shelves. (It's going to go in my art studio where it will be better utilized.) I hope to get the shelves done this weekend.

Sand between my toes, salty air, the sound of waves. I can almost feel it! One project down!


  1. Cecilia, I love it! It looks so fresh and I really love all of your charming nautical accents ~ great job!

  2. Gorgeous! I love the beachy theme and how special you made it by including one of your paintings of your children.

    The seahorse above the towel is so pretty.

  3. Your beach bathroom looks great!

  4. It looks really great. I bet it feels great to have it refreshed. I should have come in and taken a peek!

  5. Pretty! Love the colors and your artwork is perfect.

  6. I love how it turned out so far. The darker stain on the cabinets really did make a difference. I love the artwork you've added to the walls!
    cute, cute, cute!

  7. Loving the beach theme bathroom, so light, airy and the artwork is fabulous!
    We need to get planning our next retreat too!

  8. Oh, what a wonderful feeling to tick this project off your list, dear Cecilia! I love how you redid your bathroom...I think a nautical theme is the best for this room:). And your painting...oh my! It is so sweet!
    Happy Thursday to you!
    Hugs n' love...

  9. Congrats looks great - always a good feeling when you can cross something off the list, just means you're a little closer to your goal and I really like the darker cabinets.

    Carole @ Garden Up Green

  10. Looks great Cecilia! I adore the beach theme and your artwork couldn't be more perfect.


  11. Really nice Cecilia. Love the shower curtain and the nautical theme. Your painting of your children and the framed shells are so beautiful and fitting for that room.
    Great job.

  12. Hi Cecilia, LOVE the details you added to your bath. Just wonderful with the coastal design and the painting you created with your kids on the beach is awesome. Such a talent. Thanks for sharing and also for stopping by and your sweet visit. Have a great weekend ahead. xo

  13. It looks really you colors and theme..and the painting you did of your kids is priceless....thanks for your visit and following..I am going to follow you right back..xoxo

  14. Oh, it's great! I love the idea of sand between my toes, salty air, and the sound of waves. ;-)

  15. What a wonderful difference from before to after. Love that shower curtain. You've inspired me to work on my own bathrooms. Thanks for following me recently, I appreciate it.

    1. I'm so glad to have you come visit! Thank you for your sweet comments

  16. I've enjoyed watching your progress on this bathroom. I would love for you to share it at the Snickerdoodle Create, Bake and Make party which just started and goes through Tuesday midnight.

    1. Cecilia, thank you for sharing your DIY bathroom transformation at Snickerdoodle.

    2. Glad to! Thanks for the invite, Sharon!

  17. The bathroom transformation is beautiful ♥

  18. Thanks for sharing your pretty transformation at Vintage Charm! I pinned your sweet artwork ;)

  19. Oh I just love the coastal vibe! And your painting, so sweet! I know the feeling of a a job checked off the to-do list ~ sigh and happy dance!xo Kathleen

  20. Your bathroom makeover looks great. I love the coastal touches. Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle!


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